Mindset = Import/Export Standard

From: Rod Welch (rowelch@attglobal.net)
Date: Tue Nov 21 2000 - 22:30:26 PST


Good to hear from you again. Here are some initial comments, per your




Andrius Kulikauskas wrote:
> Hi, I'm curious if you have thought about "import/export". I think
> that's an important "bootstrapping" question. If it's not possible to
> export all of the information, it seems dubious to work hard to
> contribute to it. I think this is a major obstacle for using tools for
> organizing thoughts. Therefore our laboratory, Minciu Sodas, is
> developing an import/export standard MindSet,
> http://www.ms.lt/mindset.html which makes explicit the type of
> structuring used: Unordered Hierarchy, Nondirected Network, Directed
> Network, Acyclic Network, Closed Sequence, Open Sequence. It's a
> modeling language for modeling our thinking. I'm very interested in
> comments on my draft. We have a working group
> http://www.ms.lt/ourownthoughts.html
> We'll now be organizing "public domain zones" focused on particular
> topics. Because if the material is not collected in the public domain,
> then again, it's useless because you can't use it freely, it's
> impractical to get permissions. So we're going to promote this
> combination: "public domain" and "import/export". I think this would be
> related to Bootstrap.org so if it is, please let me know. Please write
> to me at ms@ms.lt Thanks!
> Andrius Kulikauskas
> Director
> Minciu Sodas laboratory
> ms@ms.lt
> http://www.ms.lt
> +1 (773) 651-3785 or 586-6280
> in Chicago through December

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